What pictures would you have in your minds when we are talking about people who are visibly different? Perhaps the difference could have something to do with their skin colour? In fact, today I present some exciting interviews for you with people who have children with a different colour.
Christiane Bainski, adopted a black youngster who was a pupil in her school class. Of course, this was not the typical way to adopt a child – the idea actually came from Busa himself, her pupil, who was taught by Christiane. Can you imagine how Busa convinced his teacher to adopt him? It was a big step for both, teacher and pupil – but the administrative side was less complicated than expected. Let us listen to Christiane’s report.
Iris Hansen, also a white woman has three beautifully coloured children. However, her husband is also white. So the obvious question is: “Where does all the colour of the children come from?” Sounds mysterious? Could it have anything to do with the fact that Iris’ husband likes dark chocolate as he sometimes jokingly suggests?
Paul Masson is also the father of a coloured boy. He tells us that Mathieu, his black son, sometimes misinterpreted stereotypes about black people he heard when he was young. For example one time he got really worried when at school he learned that black children do not get enough to eat …
Our next show will be coming to you from Anne Fox in Denmark on 29 April
Until then –
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The host of this show is: Dr. Laurent Borgmann
Editor: Markus Scherer